Connections Created: AST June 2024 Recap
Autism Society of Texas
by Kate Ferguson
2w ago
Autism Society of Texas took part in two first responder events in Cedar Park and Austin alongside ACES ABA. It was great getting to connect with our community! Adriana Crostley, AST’s Director of Statewide Education & Outreach, presented at the TSLAT Texas Autism Conference at the end of June in Austin. The TSLAT conference provides educators, campus leadership, and families with strategies, resources, and evidence-based practices in the education of Autistic students. Adriana also presented on our services and supports to MAC at Morgan’s Wonderland! MAC is a collaborative care community ..read more
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Connections Created: AST May 2024 Recap
Autism Society of Texas
by Kate Ferguson
1M ago
This May was a HUGE month for Autism Society of Texas! Over 500 people registered to walk with us at our Texas Autism Walk at Volente Beach to celebrate our community and spread the message of Autism acceptance! Thank you to everyone who joined us to make this event such a success. See photos from the event on our Facebook. We also had our Texas Autism Walk Virtual Resource Fair in Spanish to share organizations serving our Spanish speaking Autism community. Spec’s Wine, Spirits, and Finer Foods selected AST as their charity of the month for April and this May, we were absolutely astounded whe ..read more
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Connections Created: AST April 2024 Recap
Autism Society of Texas
by Kate Ferguson
2M ago
Autism Acceptance Month is always a busy one at Autism Society of Texas! We kicked off the month with our Eclipse event in partnership with Thinkery, William’s School, and Joshua’s Stage. We hosted our Virtual Texas Autism Walk Resource Fair to connect organizations serving our community with Autistic individuals and their loved ones across the state. We took part in the Any Baby Can Walk in San Antonio and met with families. We finished off April with our first Rio Grande Valley Family Fun Day, which connected families from the Autism community with resources and organizations that support A ..read more
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Important Announcement: Texas Autism Walk at Volente Beach 5/11/24
Autism Society of Texas
by Jacquie Benestante
3M ago
Important Announcement: 16th Annual Texas Autism Walk Venue Change! Dear Participants, Sponsors, and Supporters, In light of recent concerns regarding our previously selected venue, we have made the decision to relocate and reschedule this year’s event. Our top priority is to ensure a fantastic and inclusive experience for all participants, sponsors, and exhibitors. For those of you already registered, we are thrilled by your commitment to joining us for the 16th Annual Texas Autism Walk, and we deeply appreciate your ongoing support. For those of you not registered yet, we’d love to have yo ..read more
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Connections Created: AST March 2024 Recap
Autism Society of Texas
by Kate Ferguson
3M ago
This March, we held one of two Virtual Sensory Friendly Healthcare trainings for healthcare professionals to help improve healthcare experiences for the neurodivergent community! Our SE Houston group had their Easter celebration event for families. We also presented to multiple community organizations as part of Thinkery’s Joyful Learning Collaborative to provide opportunities for our community to engage with and enjoy the solar eclipse. As part of this initiative, we have created resources for parents to help their children prepare for this special event. Check out our solar eclipse reso ..read more
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Get Ready For April!
Autism Society of Texas
by Jacquie Benestante
4M ago
There are many ways you can support our work for the Texas Autism community this April! Create your own Give Back Event, start a friends, family or business Autism Walk team, or participate virtually and we’ll ship you a tee! Check out our Autism Acceptance resources and find a way to get involved! Read it all here! Subscribe here! The Connection is You ..read more
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Support AST at Jamba Every Thursday in April!
Autism Society of Texas
by Kate Ferguson
4M ago
We are so excited Jamba has partnered with Autism Society of Texas again this April! Every Thursday in April, mention AST at participating locations and 20% of your total will be donated to Autism Society of Texas! Thank you so much to Donna and the entire Jamba Texas team for organizing this amazing giveback event! Check out the list of participating Jamba locations below. Participating Locations:  5923 Greenville Ave Dallas, TX  75206 6440 N MacArthur Blvd., #150 Irving, TX  75039 1201 E Spring Creek Pkwy., #180 Plano, TX  75074 13350 North Dallas Pkwy., Ste 3373 ..read more
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Connections Created: February 2024 Recap
Autism Society of Texas
by Kate Ferguson
4M ago
This February, some of our AST team had the privilege of meeting with and hearing from Temple Grandin at the Paramount Theatre. We are so grateful to the Paramount Theatre for providing us with this incredible opportunity as well as for all of their continued support throughout the years! We were thrilled to train almost 100 healthcare professionals at the new north Austin location of Texas Children’s Hospital Austin and also provided them with 30 sensory kits. We are so excited to have Autism-friendly hospitals! We had a fantastic time at the #TeamAutism Mile 19 Aid Station at the Austin Ma ..read more
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Thank You, #TeamAutism! – Austin Marathon 2024
Autism Society of Texas
by Kate Ferguson
4M ago
We had a fantastic time at the #TeamAutism Mile 19 Aid Station at the Austin Marathon and we have so many people and organizations to thank for making this year’s marathon partnership the best one yet! We want to give a huge thank you to the following: All of our #TeamAutism Runners with a big thank you to our top fundraisers- Jackson Roblow & Patricia Rosen • Thanks to the following Runners for fundraising & supporting Autism Society of Texas- Mary Kristen Cokinos, Hyoselin Chavez, and Jessen O’Fallon More thank you’s to our amazing group of volunteers, supporters, and in-kind donors ..read more
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February 2024 Newsletter
Autism Society of Texas
by Kate Ferguson
5M ago
Our February newsletter is out! Read the AST newsletter now https://mailchi.mp/texasautismsociety.org/feb24-astnewsletter   Stay informed on what’s happening at AST by subscribing to our newsletter: www.texasautismsociety.org/subscribe ..read more
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